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September 23, 2016
Sumitomo Chemical plans to install polymer production equipment with a capacity of 5,000 metric tons/year at its facility at Chennai, India. It will involve an investment of about...
September 15, 2016
Sibur (Moscow, Russia) has upgraded and ramped up production at the company's Tomskneftekhim polymer facility at Tomsk, Russia. The company embarked in 2012 on a major upgrade of...
September 7, 2016
H.I.G. Europe, an arm of private equity firm H.I.G. Capital (Miami, Florida), has acquired a controlling interest in Texbond (Rovereto, Italy), a producer of specialty polypropylene...
September 7, 2016
Braskem has launched a new high-melt strength polypropylene (HMS-PP) specially designed for producing foams. Braskem intends to establish partnerships for developing new applications...
September 5, 2016
ChemChina and Rosneft have signed an agreement setting out the framework for implementation of the Far-Eastern Petrochemical Co. project, located near the city of Nakhodka, Russia....
September 1, 2016
Trinseo has confirmed that Qoppar Participaçoes Ltd. (Barueri, Brazil), a holding company, is the buyer of its Brazilian assets. The company announced earlier in August...
August 24, 2016
Borealis AG, a producer of polyolefins, base chemicals, and fertilizers, on Wednesday announced 12% lower second-quarter net profit and 10% lower consolidated sales of €309 million ($348.5 million) and €2.2 billion, respectively, still the company's second-best quarterly result after the record 2015....
August 23, 2016
Showa Denko K.K., JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corp. (Tokyo), and LyondellBasell Group have reached a final agreement under which Showa Denko and JX Nippon will purchase LyondellBasell’s stake in the companies' SunAllomer Ltd. (Tokyo) polypropylene (PP) joint venture....
August 10, 2016
KAP: Moving into HDPE and polyproplylene. KAP Industrial Holdings (Stellenbosch, South Africa), a South African company whose biggest investor is Steinhoff International Holdings...
August 4, 2016
Braskem consolidated net income in the second quarter of the year amounted to 281 million reais ($86.14 million) contracting 73% year over year (YOY).  Quarter-two adjusted EBITDA stood at 3.01 billion reais, up 15% YOY, and earnings per share fell from 1.38 reais to 0.52 real. Consolidated net revenue totaled 11.87 billion reais up 3% YOY....
July 14, 2016
Yokogawa Electric Korea Co. Ltd. (Seoul, South Korea), a subsidiary of Yokogawa Electric Corp. (Tokyo, Japan), has received an order to deliver control systems for a previously...
July 1, 2016
W.R. Grace has completed the previously announced acquisition of BASF’s polyolefin catalysts business. The deal includes BASF's high-activity polyethylene (PE) catalyst...
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